Chou-Fasman Prediction of the Secondary Structure of Proteins

The Chou-Fasman-Prevelige Algorithm
  • Peter PreveligeJr.
  • Gerald D. Fasman

Abstract

The Chou-Fasman algorithm for the prediction of protein secondary structure is one of the most widely used predictive schemes. This is because of its relative simplicity and its reasonable high degree of accuracy.

Keywords

Carboxyl Proline Trypsin 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter PreveligeJr.
    • 1
  • Gerald D. Fasman
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiologyMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Graduate Department of BiochemistryBrandeis UniversityWalthamUSA

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